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Dr. Jeffrey S Carlin has the following 2 specialties
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Knee Osteoarthritis
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This man Is awesome. I saw him in private practice before he was at VM . I have known him for 25 years and I trust him. He has never suggested things are in my head. He has always tried to help me. Even though I live out of state when I was very ill I had them call him because he would know what to do. He did. I don't have joint damage because this MD made sure I was on he right meds. He always listened to me. By the way I am an RN and this guy knows what he is doing.
Nasty bedside manner. Really rude guy. Disliked him intensely. Felt that he was putting on a performance. Sadistic, made a point of staring at the computer screen while getting my case even though he wasn't entering information, leaving me completely uncertain as to what he was hearing or understanding about really complex issues. Later, he made a really unfortunate joke about my condition, which is disfiguring. I do not like this man, perhaps he is an excellent doctor, but he is a nasty human being.
I just came across this .... After reading the reviews I decided to leave one also from my experience I just wish I had seen this board right after my visit back in 2010... I had more than one appointment with... I call him... "DR. COCKY" Carlin, I'am a 50'ish female when I seen him I was in my late forty's. The reason I mention my age and gender is because I notice in the reviews- It seems to be mostly females that are having the problem so far in posting with their experience. I don't know if there are just as many men out there that have had a bad experience too- men please post with your experience. Either good or bad. Anyway, I found him to be a very arrogant- rude- thinking he was holier than thou attitude un-pleasant and un-professional. I felt like he was not listening to anything I said, as I was explaining my symptoms in my mid-sentence- he would interupted- then say walk across the room - does it hurt? -Where? as I would answer he would inturupt again and have me do another trick! You get the point... it was if I was a dog in training! No compassion at all and said nothing after I performed his circus tricks he barked at me to do. Then he walked out of the room- I had no idea where he went , or if he was even coming back! WTH? So I sat there wondering what the heck was going on? and even if he was going to return after about 3-minutes- I poke my head out the door to see if I could see hide nor hair of him a nurse said can I help you? I said, "Yes please, I was wondering where the Doctor went- He left the room without saying anything". She said o'k I will find out if your done? What? I just got here, I thought to myself...." O'k Thank you"- I said to the nurse. Anyway about 3-more mins. went by and he came into the room, I said with a smile I did not know what was going on and I ask the nurse where you went, because you did not say anything when you hurried out and left the room? He just gave me this look like he was agitated and said I want you to go to the lab and get some blood drawn..... ???..." O....K... I said. What are you looking for?" He said the lab knows! and left the room again? I was thinking this Doctor is "RUDE" he knew from records I had been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis -along- with Fibromyalgia and possible Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He just is not a man of many words- BUT- I'm sorry a Doctor needs to communicate with their patient so they feel comfortable so I know what to do next to feel better!!! The next time, I came in I seen his side kick and I found her to be confused in what she was suppose to be doing with me. I just wanted everyone to know my experience along with the other reveiws- it's up to you wheather you want to see this DOC? See what you get when you go- if you do go to him? I find his bedside manner just awful! I agree with other's bad comments here about the unprofessional manner on how he conducts himself. If you do decide to go I hope you have better experience! I wish everyone Good Luck & Good Health! Hope this helps....
Before seeing Dr. Carlin, (was recommended by my insurance company) I was a little skeptical because of previous reviews I had read. I did go in with an open mind, though, and I could not have been happier. Things I had read in previous reviews were so far from the truth! He was very courteous, professional, made me feel like I could ask him anything about my disease that I wanted to, took his time, did not put down the previous rheumy that I had seen, did not do Unnecessary tests that had just been previously before seeing him. He gave me a plan, and it was something we would work on together. Just very very pleased with him.
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43 Years Experience
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1975
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Dr. Jeffrey S Carlin accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Pacific Medical Centers WA
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Premera Heritage Signature
- Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
- Premera LifeWise Connect
- Premera NW PHYS Network: Personal Care
- Premera VA Mason Med Center: Personal Care
Regence Health Plans
- Regence Evergreen Health Partners
- Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsVirginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 9th Ave, Seattle, WA
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